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Bracket Pair Colorizer 2

This extension allows matching brackets to be identified with colours. The user can define which tokens to match, and which colours to use.

Screenshot:
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F.A.Q.

  • Differences between v1 and v2?
    • v2 Uses the same bracket parsing engine as VSCode, greatly increasing speed and accuracy. A new version was released because settings were cleaned up, breaking backwards compatibility.

Release Notes


Settings

"bracket-pair-colorizer-2.colors"
Define the colors used to colorize brackets. Accepts valid color names, hex codes, and rgba() values.

"bracket-pair-colorizer-2.colors": [
    "Gold",
    "Orchid",
    "LightSkyBlue"
]

"bracket-pair-colorizer-2.forceUniqueOpeningColor"
Disabled Enabled

"bracket-pair-colorizer-2.forceIterationColorCycle"
Enabled

"bracket-pair-colorizer-2.colorMode"
Consecutive brackets share a color pool for all bracket types
Independent brackets allow each bracket type to use its own color pool
Consecutive Independent

"bracket-pair-colorizer-2.highlightActiveScope"
Should the currently scoped brackets always be highlighted?

"bracket-pair-colorizer-2.activeScopeCSS"
Choose a border style to highlight the active scope. Use {color} to match the existing bracket color
It is recommended to disable the inbuilt editor.matchBrackets setting if using this feature
BorderStyle

"bracket-pair-colorizer-2.activeScopeCSS": [
    "borderStyle : solid",
    "borderWidth : 1px",
    "borderColor : {color}",
    "opacity: 0.5"
]

"bracket-pair-colorizer-2.showBracketsInGutter"
Show active scope brackets in the gutter
Gutter

"bracket-pair-colorizer-2.showBracketsInRuler"
Show active scope brackets in the ruler

"bracket-pair-colorizer-2.rulerPosition"
Decoration position in the ruler

"bracket-pair-colorizer-2.showVerticalScopeLine"
Show a vertical line between the brackets? Enabled by default
Scope Line

"bracket-pair-colorizer-2.showHorizontalScopeLine"
Show a horizontal line between the brackets? Enabled by default
Scope Line

"bracket-pair-colorizer-2.scopeLineRelativePosition"
Disable this to show the vertical line in column 0
Scope Line

"bracket-pair-colorizer-2.scopeLineCSS"
Choose a border style to highlight the active scope. Use {color} to match the existing bracket color

"bracket-pair-colorizer-2.scopeLineCSS": [
    "borderStyle : solid",
    "borderWidth : 1px",
    "borderColor : {color}",
    "opacity: 0.5"
]

"bracket-pair-colorizer-2.excludedLanguages"
Exclude a language from being colorized

Commands

These commands will expand/undo the cursor selection to the next scope

"bracket-pair-colorizer-2.expandBracketSelection"
"bracket-pair-colorizer-2.undoBracketSelection"

Quick-start:

{
    "key": "shift+alt+right",
    "command": "bracket-pair-colorizer-2.expandBracketSelection",
    "when": "editorTextFocus"
},
{
    "key": "shift+alt+left",
    "command": "bracket-pair-colorizer-2.undoBracketSelection",
    "when": "editorTextFocus"
}